Laurie (Strange Things Happen)

Dickey Lee

Last night at the dance I met Laurie

So lovely and warm

An angel of a girl

Last night I fell in love with Laurie

Strange things happen in this world

As I walked her home she said it was her birthday

I pulled her close and said

Will I see you anymore

And suddenly she asked for my sweater

And said that she was very very cold

I kissed her goodnight at her door and started home

Then thought about my sweater

And went right back instead

I knocked at her door

And a man appeared

I told him why i'd come

And he said

You're wrong son

You weren't with my daughter

How can you be so cruel

To come to me this way

My daughter left this world on her birthday

She died a year ago today

A strange force drew me to the graveyard

I stood in the dark

I saw the shadows wave

And then I saw my sweater

Lying there upon her grave

Strange things happen in this world

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